Saturday, May 27, 2017
Anatomy of Violence, directed by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Deepa Mehta, mixes fiction and fact in an improvised exploration of the events leading and following the gang rape of a young woman by six men in a bus in Delhi in 2012. This film stares directly at the question: “What makes monsters?” It probes where these young men came from and what might have motivated them. Created with the intention to be a catalyst in expanding the dialogue surrounding the issue of violence against women, the film demonstrates the dissemination of violence and that violence is endemic and indiscriminate. Join us for a screening and discussion with producer David Hamilton as we explore the topic – what makes a monster?
Hamilton Mehta Productions is a Toronto-based independent film Production Company. Co-founded in 1996 by internationally acclaimed director Deepa Mehta and producer David Hamilton, Hamilton-Mehta Productions has been internationally recognized for its powerful and politically-charged films that explore the human condition. Both Deepa & David have been the recipients of many well-respected international awards including an Academy Award Nomination for Best Foreign Film, WATER.